SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Two Illinois lawmakers on Thursday pushed for a hike in traffic and other fines to raise money for police body cameras and dashboard cameras in the wake of the fatal shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old by an officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
Posts Tagged ‘Illinois General Assembly’
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Former lawmaker and appellate court justice Tom Homer is ending a decade-long tenure as the Illinois General Assembly’s first inspector general.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A coalition of unions is asking a Sangamon County judge to prevent a statewide pension overhaul from taking effect until its constitutionality is decided.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers are expected to take on other issues this week while a vote on an income tax increase looms.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers have advanced a proposal to allow bobcat hunting for the first time in more than 40 years.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A state lawmaker whose home and office were the targets of federal search warrants last week is resigning.
The Galesburg Area Convention and Visitors Bureau took a trip to Springfield to lobby elected representatives on tourism.
The State of Illinois collects a six percent lodging tax which is then allocated – Galesburg is among the beneficiaries.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southwestern Illinois lawmaker wants communities around the state to be able install speed cameras, which are only allowed in Chicago.